• Visitors from all over the world come to explore the tranquility, beauty, and nature sounds of Muir Woods National Monument.

    Muir Woods

    National Monument California

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  • The Dipsea Footbridge is Out!

    The Dipsea Footbridge is out until further notice. Take the Deer Park Fire Road to connect with the Dipsea Trail at Muir Woods. See map of Muir Woods and Vicinity. Taking the extra steps protects you and endangered coho salmon. Do not cross Redwood Creek. More »

  • Muir Beach is OPEN

    Muir Beach is open to the public every day, including holidays at 9 AM and closes one hour after sunset. More »

Natural Features & Ecosystems

Aerial photograph of Muir Beach showing the Muir Beach parking lot, the beach, and the Redwood Creek channel. Photo by John N. Roberts, 1/31/12
Aerial photograph of Muir Beach showing the parking lot, restored Redwood Creek channel and the beach.
Photo taken by John Northmore Roberts, 1/31/12
 

Redwood Creek Restoration at Muir Beach

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Did You Know?

Planting native plants in Muir Woods National Monument.

Between October 2006 to September 2007, volunteers put in 2,223 hours restoring the plant communities of Muir Woods and Redwood Creek. That’s an average of approximately 43 hours/ week of volunteer service! More...